A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Grammy-award-winning banjo player and singer Ralph Stanley on the history and future of the remarkable music he brought from his home in the mountains of southwest Virginia to the world.
- Dr. Ralph Stanley musician; awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2006; awarded a Grammy in 2002 for his song "Oh Death," featured on the soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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